Autumn invasion

Autumn is the time of year when all things 8 legged invade our gardens and appear in our homes, seeking out mates and warm places to spend the impending winter. Fear of spiders is irrational and actually quite ridiculous since none of the spiders found in the UK can do you any real harm but…

Catching raindrops

After 7 weeks of relentless, hot dry weather it was a great relief to experience a much needed rain shower this morning. Sadly it was over all too briefly, and will do little to sooth our parched plants and landscapes. Spiders, like most insects seem to be thriving in the hot temperatures and the garden…